About Baahar (Outside)
Runtime: 8.5 minutes
Disaster brews when Seher gets accepted to a boarding school-a dream come true-on the evening of a big family dinner.
Cast: Eva Mahajan, Nandini Muthyam, Nirmal Kohli, Krishna Sankara, Prakash Mohandas
New Orleans Film Festival November 15, 2021: World Official Selection
Director: Prakshi Malik
Prakshi Malik is a filmmaker and dancer creating cinema about women of color from a global perspective. She grew up in Delhi, India and is currently based in Minneapolis, MN. She brings her background in dance and ensemble practices to her filmmaking and has edited award-winning films.
She was recently awarded the 2020 Short Film Grant by Austin Film Society for BAAHAR. Her previous films have screened at film festivals such as PBS Short Film Festival, Roxbury International Film Festival, Faces of Austin, Black Harvest Film Festival & Regent Park Film Festival.
Prakshi holds a BA in Media and Cultural Studies from Macalester College and MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin.